New Sedgwick gunpowder works, 580m north of Gate House, Helsington - South Lakeland

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: New Sedgwick gunpowder works, 580m north of Gate House
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1018136
  • Local Planning Authority: South Lakeland
  • Site Type: Industrial


  • County: Cumbria
  • District / Borough: South Lakeland
  • Parish: Helsington
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Westmorland and Lonsdale
  • Region: North West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Archaeology
  • Condition: Generally satisfactory but with significant localised problems
  • Principal Vunerability: Flooding - Natural causes
  • Trend: Declining
  • Ownership: Private

Contact Details

Sarah Howard 0161 242 1402

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England